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Gallic-style recipes from pâtés to ratatouille.

Apricot French toast

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(2 ratings)
Put a sweet twist on eggy bread with this indulgent brunch-time recipe
25 minutes
Easy

Warm salmon Niçoise

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(9 ratings)
A fresh way to serve a salmon fillet. Summery and light, this Niçoise is a lovely summer dish
30 minutes
Easy

The ultimate makeover: French onion soup

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(6 ratings)
Angela Nilsen gives the French classic a makeover, losing the butter and beef stock to make a lighter soup that's still full of flavour
1 hour and 45 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Three-cheese soufflés

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With a double layer of goat's cheese and a coating of cream, these bistro-style bakes are authentically rich
1 hour and 5 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Boulangère potatoes

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(13 ratings)
Lighter and healthier than Dauphinoise and just as impressive, perfect for a cold winter's night
1 hour and 20 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Ultimate French omelette

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(9 ratings)
The omelette is one of the most fundamental dishes in any cook's arsenal, and this recipe will teach you how to get it right every time
5 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Chicken liver & pineau pâté

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(21 ratings)
A rich, sweet pâté recipe using pineau - a sherry-like aperitif - great as a dinner party starter.
20 minutes
Easy

Pear tarte Tatin

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(19 ratings)
Gordon adds a touch of spice to the ultimate French classic to create the definitive autumn pudding
1 hour
Moderately easy

White chocolate crème brûlée

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(31 ratings)
Serve this super-creamy chocolate dessert on its own, or as part of an 'assiete' of mini chocolate puddings
35 minutes
Moderately easy

The ultimate makeover: French onion soup

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(6 ratings)
Angela Nilsen gives the French classic a makeover, losing the butter and beef stock to make a lighter soup that's still full of flavour
1 hour and 45 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Basic hollandaise

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(12 ratings)
This sauce, from Gordon Ramsay, takes some time to prepare, but think of it as a workout with a whisk
30 minutes
For the keen cook

Tomato & caramelised onion tart tatin

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(20 ratings)
A vegetarian and savoury version of tart tatin - perfect for a light supper
1 hour and 25 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Baked ratatouille with lemon breadcrumbs

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The staple vegetarian dish is spruced up with a citrussy sourdough crust- chunkily chop your courgettes, onion, peppers and tomatoes for extra texture
40 minutes
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian

Lighter crème brûlée

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The secret to this healthier French pud is to make the custard very thick intially as unlike your normal recipe, it's not baked afterwards
40 minutes
Easy

Raymond Blanc's cassoulet

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Raymond Blanc's rustic cassoulet is rich and warming – slow cooking at its best
5 hours and 30 minutes
Moderately easy

Summer fish stew with rouille

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(17 ratings)
Conjure up thoughts of Mediterranean holidays with this light but indulgent meal for two
1 hour and 25 minutes
Moderately easy

Fennel Dauphinoise

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Potatoes gratin is a French bistro classic and this creamy version for two has mild aniseedy flavour from added fennel
1 hour and 15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

One-pot pork with orange, olives & bay

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A Provençal-style pork casserole with vibrant citrus flavours, sweet shallots, new potatoes and sundried tomatoes
3 hours and 15 minutes
Easy

French rhubarb tart

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Take your time with this pretty in pink dessert and you'll have a fruit pie worthy of any Parisian patisserie shop window
1 hour and 30 minutes
For the keen cook

Chicken Marengo

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(3 ratings)
Try a chicken casserole with a difference and whip up this version with mushrooms, olives, tomato and parsley
1 hour
Easy
Healthy

Provençal omelette cake

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(14 ratings)
Vegetarian mains don't get better than this. Perfect for garden parties, packed lunches, or a mid week meal. This versatile dish will please all palates
1 hour and 25 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Mini eclairs

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Afternoon tea goes glam with these Paris patisserie-style choux pastry fingers with berry liqueur cream filling
1 hour and 45 minutes
Moderately easy

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